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Following football drinking event, school directors consider rescinding suspensions

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Hundreds march against hate at rallies in West Chester, Kennett

About three hundred women, and several dozen men, rallied during Saturday’s Women’s March, at the historic courthouse. In Kennett Square, more than a dozen people, mostly women, rallied near Kendal at Longwood off Route 1. ...

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    Propane truck flips over on storm-slickened road

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> A propane truck carrying 2,000 pounds of the liquid gas, slid and flipped on a slick Kennett Pike (Route 52) about 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. Chester County HazMat and Longwood Fire Company responded to the single-vehicle accident to control leaking propane.

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    Fa Shears Hair Salon opens in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A new hair salon has opened in the building that was recently Tuscony Sun and Spa at 619 East Cypress Street.

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    Costello goes on attack after Sessions’ marijuana crackdown

    West Chester >> The U.S. Department of Justice decision to rescind Obama-era guidance on marijuana enforcement is facing bipartisan criticism from local lawmakers.

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    AccuWeather warns ice, snow may turn roads into ‘skating rink’ on Monday

    Harrisburg >> AccuWeather is warning that ice and some snow will accompany a weak storm and a surge of milder air into Chester Coun ty and the eastern United States by early next week.

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    Harlem Wizards to play teachers in Kennett School District

    Kennett Square >> Kennett Consolidated School District teachers will play the Harlem Wizards on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at 6 p.m. in Kennett High School’s Reynolds Gymnasium. The Wizards are a performance basketball team delivering widely successful fundraiser events for schools and nonprofits, playing in over 400 communities across the US last season alone, while raising over $200 million. They are a unique basketball team that is not primarily focused on winning games, but...

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    Route 41 lane closure set for Gateway Project in London Grove

    London Grove >> A single lane closure with flagging is scheduled on Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) between Mosquito Lane and Penwyck Lane in London Grove Township, on Monday, Jan. 8, through Friday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for widening operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.

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    Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total nearly $1 billion

    Harrisburg >> The Mega Millions® and Powerball® jackpots, now with respective annuity values of $445 million and $550 million, have never been this high at the same time. For only $4, players can play both games and chase separate jackpots totaling $995 million.

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    Kennett Township officials to focus on acquiring open space, community policing

    Kennett Square >> The emphasis on municipal policing and acquiring open space seen last year in Kennett Township seems likely to continue.

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    McLeod named Outstanding Citizen of Year by Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce

    West Grove >> The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim McLeod its 2017 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

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    Kennett area mushroom farmers will have display at Pa. Farm Show

    Avondale >> Kennett Square is known as the “Mushroom Capital of the World,” where the largest concentration of mushrooms farms in the country operate. These 57 farms produce nearly two-thirds of all the white button mushrooms consumed in the United States and last year produced more than 577 million pounds of white button mushrooms, accounting for nearly $560 million, according to the Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania.

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